WorldCat Identities

Scales, Prunella

Works: 454 works in 1,109 publications in 4 languages and 20,723 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Poetry  Television adaptations  Television plays  Television programs  Juvenile works  Television melodramas  Television comedies 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PR4034, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Prunella Scales
Howards End by E. M Forster( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites
Fawlty Towers the complete collection by John Cleese( Visual )

56 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Fawlty is the sharp-tongued, short-tempered owner of Fawlty Towers, a hotel plagued by crisis, chaos and bizarre characters
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows. This program views the Merry wives of Windsor as Shakespeare's attack on middle class propriety and hypocrisy. He challenges the belief that fidelity is mere lip service and a result of arranged, loveless marriages
Emma by Diarmuid Lawrence( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emma is the story of a rich, clever and beautiful young woman who can't resist orchestrating other people's love lives. As her romantic plans go ridiculously wrong, however, it's Emma herself who risks missing out on her perfect match!"--Container
Mapp & Lucia( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British humor at its finest! The tale of two formidable ladies as they vie for social supremacy in their provincial 1920s town, which overflows with snootiness, low cunning schemes, and a rivalry that won't end
Emma by Diarmuid Lawrence( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a rich, clever, and beautiful young woman who can't resist orchestrating other people's love lives
The tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Jeremy Fisher and other stories by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yet again Lucie loses her pocket handkerchief. In her search she meets Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, a kindly, but strangely prickly washerwoman, and Mr. Jeremy Fisher who tells her of his eventful fishing trip. When seven little bunnies go missing Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny find themselves caught up in a terrible battle between Mr. Tod and his unwelcome guest. Tom Thumb and Hunca Munca create havoc in the doll's house while Johnny Town-Mouse entertains a visitor from the country who has travelled up by mistake in a hamper of vegetables
The millionairess by William Slater( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the bonus play, set 40 years in the future, the king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet seeking to transform the nation into a constitutional monarchy--Container
Hobson's choice by Harold Brighouse( Visual )

6 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An owner of a Victorian-era boot shop finds himself in a battle of wills with his headstrong eldest daughter, who wants to make her own professional and personal decisions in her life
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death's shadow: A successful theatrical director, Simon Fletcher, returns to Badger's Drift, his head filled with disturbing childhood memories. Soon after, a local property developer becomes the first in a string of baffling murders. Strangler's wood: When a beautiful Brazilian woman is found strangled with a striped necktie in Raven's Wood, Barnaby experiences a disturbing sense of déjà vu. His investigation leads him to a trail fo blackmail, greed and betrayal. Blood will out: Barnaby is enlisted to keep the peace when the arrival of two feuding clans of travelers disrupts the tranquility of Martyr Warren. Local magistrate and Falklands War veteran Hector Bridges gets fired up about the interlopers and unwisely marches into the fray. Beyond the grave: First the portrait of a wealthy village forefather is found slashed to shreds in a local museum. Then a string of unearthly happenings in the museum and its graveyard terrify the community. Barnaby and Troy are called upon to separate fact from fiction
Country matters( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations of short stories by A.E. Coppard and H.E. Bates. Set against the English countryside during the post-World War I period. Reveals the timeless and constant qualities of the British landscape and its people
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blunt-talking Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel does not suffer fools gladly, but he has even more trouble with what he calls the 'smart arses' of the world. So when the inexperienced Peter Pascoe joins his team at Mid-Yorkshire CID, the omens don't look good. Pascoe is one of the new breed of career police officers, armed with a degree, a caring attitude, and a sharp brain
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple during a chance encounter on a train. However, when Miss Pinkerton herself dies, Miss Marple believes it was no accident. The Do it with Mirrors: Miss Marple's old friend Carrie-Louise has always had a soft heart for charitable causes. This time it's juvenile criminals lodged in a reformatory on her estate. Murder and mystery follow needing Miss Marple's sleuthing skills. Why Didn't they Ask Evans? A dying man's last words turn young Bobby Attfield into an amateur detective. With the help of two assistants, socialite Frankie Derwent and Jane Marple, he sets out to solve the riddle they pose
Station Jim( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man working in a train station befriends a dog that can do amazing tricks. When the Queen of England is set to visit the station, an assassination attempt is put on her. Will the most unlikely of characters save the day?
Emma by Jane Austen( Recording )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een welgestelde, ondernemende vrouw stelt voortdurend pogingen in het werk om een in kommervolle omstandigheden levend meisje in staat te stellen een nieuw, beter leven te beginnen
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Recording )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and English, Middle and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of diverse tales told by a group of travellers on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Thomas a Becket at Canterbury
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie receives a special gift from her Uncle at a Christmas party. That night, Marie wakes up to find a group of mice trying to steal her Nutcracker, but she scares the mice away. She is even more surprised when the Nutcracker comes to life and tells how he was once the Prince of Candyland. They find their way to Candyland where the Sugar Plum Fairy changes the Nutcracker back into a Prince and Marie into a Princess
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Recording )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cranford presents a sensitive and moving portrait of a Victorian town, captured at a crucial moment of transition in English society
Helen Mirren at the BBC( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue remembered hills: Two years before the end of WWII, seven children play in the woods until a prank turns deadly
The lemon table [stories] by Julian Barnes( Recording )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In settings ranging from 19th-century Sweden and Russia to a barbershop in contemporary London, the characters in Julian Barnes's collection of stories are growing old and facing the ends of their lives--some with bitter regret, some with resignation, others with raging defiance
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Howards End
Alternative Names
Illingworth, Prunella Margaret Rumney 1932-

Prunella Scales actrice britannique

Prunella Scales attrice britannica

Prunella Scales britisk skodespelar

Prunella Scales britisk skuespiller

Prunella Scales Brits acteur

Prunella Scales brittisk skdespelare

Prunella Scales englische Schauspielerin

Rumney Illingworth, Prunella Margaret 1932-

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Fawlty Towers the complete collectionEmmaThe tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Jeremy Fisher and other storiesEmmaThe Canterbury talesCranfordThe lemon table [stories]